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The KC Streetcar is currently hiring for Full-Time and Part-Time Streetcar Operators.  These operators will be managed by Herzog Transit Services.

 

Click here to read more about the position and to apply online.

 

The successful candidate will work  at the Singleton Yard KC Streetcar Office located at 600 East 3rd Street, Kansas City, MO. Since the KC Streetcar runs a seven day/week operation, it may be necessary to work nights, weekends, and special events.  The position will report directly to the Operations Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for the operation of the streetcar in a safe and efficient manner within established rules, schedules, regulations, procedures and providing professional and courteous customer service.
  • Reports for duty at the Vehicle Maintenance Facility or any other designated location along the system in the prescribed uniform with a neat and well-groomed appearance.
  • New hires should expect to work late nights, weekends and holidays exclusively as seniority dictates.
  • May work on an “on-call” basis.
  • Participates in HTSI provided training programs for operating rules, track access, standard operating procedures, safety, vehicle operations, minor troubleshooting and basic customer service.
  • May work with vehicle manufacturer to provide movement of vehicles within the yard and shop area and on the mainline or mainline extension (s) for vehicle burn-in and pre-revenue operations training.
  • Operates Streetcars on embedded tracks within the vehicle maintenance facility, yard storage area and main line in accordance with established operating schedules.
  • Informs operations supervisors of operating status of equipment and any observed defects.
  • Performs pre-departure inspection in accordance with established procedures for streetcar preparation for service and reports any observations to supervisory staff.
  • Observes and immediately reports to supervisory staff of road vehicles that possibly block or otherwise prohibit movement of the streetcar along the streetcar mainline.
  • Observes and reports work being performed in or near the track that appears to be unsafe and without proper track access authority.
  • Positions streetcars within the maintenance facility, yard tracks or car wash as directed.
  • Receives and transmits messages by hand-held or train-based two-way radio for operational authorization to depart/enter yard storage area and when entering/leaving the mainline track.
  • Inspects the train at terminals and while changing operating ends, checks for debris and newspapers left behind by passengers and discards in proper waste receptacles, or passes on to field supervisory staff.
  • Observes and reports any defects or unsafe conditions with regard to movement along the track or overhead contact wire (OCS) obstructions that can prohibit streetcar movement.
  • Ensures that streetcar station stop announcements are being made via the pre-programmed public address announcement system and manually intervenes if required.
  • Provides manual on-board announcements at regular intervals informing passengers of incidents that cause delays to streetcar movement.
  • Prepares daily trip reports and defect reports upon completion of duty.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be at least 25 years of age.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Rail Transit Operator experience is considered a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record for the past 5 years.

The KC Streetcar is currently hiring for a Service Maintainer in the maintenance department managed by Herzog Transit Services.

 

Click here to read more about the position and to apply online.

 

The successful candidate will work full time at the Singleton Yard KC Streetcar Office located at 600 East 3rd Street, Kansas City, MO. Since the KC Streetcar runs a seven day/week operation, it may be necessary to work nights, weekends, and special events

The position will report directly to the Director of Maintenance.  This person will need to be highly detailed and organized. Computer proficiencies will need to be demonstrated as a minimum for the required programs listed below.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Visual activity and hearing required.
  • Ability to follow instructions furnished in written and oral form.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety rules, work rules and procedures.
  • Must be dependable and report to work at the scheduled time and seldom absent from work. Depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to complete tasks within a specified time period.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, schedules and overtime.
  • Ability to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism.
  • Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, and equipment of the mechanics trade.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the mechanic’s trade.
  • Ability to assist in the maintenance and repair of all types of equipment from Streetcars to facility repairs.
  • Ability to use and care for tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of such equipment.
  • Able to follow the directions of those above them
  • Able to work around high voltage.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors – red, blue, green, yellow and distinguish auditory signals

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist MOW Tech
  • Assist Streetcar Tech
  • Assist with Facility repairs and inspections
  • Restock passenger report cards and safety sensitive literature on cars.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Wash exterior of streetcars when scheduled.
  • Cleaning of the track, track slab, and track flange ways.
  • Interfaces with Kansas City Streetcar representatives and passengers.
  • Interfaces with other operation and mechanical employees.
  • Assisting with inventory shipping, receiving and organization.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties assigned

The KC Streetcar is currently hiring for a Document Control Specialist in the operations department managed by Herzog Transit Services.

 

Click here to read more about the position and to apply online.

 

The successful candidate will work full time at the Singleton Yard KC Streetcar Office located at 600 East 3rd Street, Kansas City, MO. Since the KC Streetcar runs a seven day/week operation, it may be necessary to work nights, weekends, and special events

The position will report directly to the General Manager and provide administrative support to the entire HTSI Streetcar Team.  This person will need to be highly detailed and organized. Computer proficiencies will need to be demonstrated as a minimum for the required programs listed below.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED. College degree preferred but not required
  • In order to be considered for this position, candidates will need to demonstrate computer proficiencies with the below programs:
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher)
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • InDesign
    • Dropbox, Cloud based storage access
    • Google Docs, Drive and Calendar
    • Printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines
    • Research online information for providing support to different departments
    • Minor troubleshooting computer related problems

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate between HTSI and KCSA Streetcar staff
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties that may include the following tasks:
  • Data entry
  • Record keeping
  • Prepare contractual compliance reports and submittals
  • Receive and process subcontractors’ invoices
  • Assist with inventory control process and procurement
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls and video meetings
  • Procure office supplies and equipment
  • Coordinate employee benefits and payroll with corporate office
  • Prepare and process employee expense reports
  • Monitor required contract deliverables
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations and illustrative documents
  • Serve as employee liaison with corporate human resource office
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned